Jewish Abilities Alliance (JAA) provides resources and support to enable people with disabilities to more fully participate in all that Jewish Atlanta offers. Visit the Jewish Abilities Alliance page to find resources for individuals with diverse abilities.

Jewish Abilities Alliance Programs:

  • Virtual Learning & Engagement Support Let JAA help you get items to help with attention, focus, and regulation in our current virtual learning world. Learn More » and Apply »
  • Community trainings in sensitivity and inclusion awareness. In 2021, JAA had 21 training sessions and 744 professionals, volunteers, students, and lay leaders trained in sensitivity & awareness and inclusion strategy.
  • Microgrants awarded to facilitate community inclusion projects. In 2021, $19,340 was awarded to Jewish schools, camps, synagogues, and other agencies for inclusion projects through JAA microgrants. Learn More »
  • Trainings for Jewish professionals  in our day schools, preschools, Sunday schools, and camps
  • Partnerships with PJ Library, Creating Connected Communities, MJCCA, and others to make events user-friendly for people of all abilities
  • Legislative advocacy for people with disabilities
  • Annual celebration of the people, self-advocates, parents, partners, and professionals who champion inclusion in all settings.

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Learn more about JAA’s inclusive programs, developmental resources, and events in metro Atlanta. We partner with schools, synagogues and other Jewish organizations to advocate for inclusion and disabilities awareness.